Take this full-day cycling tour to reach the hills surrounding Vientiane for active travelers. Throughout this journey, pedal through paved roads with your friendly local guide and make your way through the picturesque rice paddies, the quiet town, and the stunning Phou Khao Khoury National Protected Area. A great way to see what is outside the city and make the most of your time in Vientiane.


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Duration: 1 Day
Date: Optional (Available all time)
Start/ End: Vientiane/Vientiane
Tour Routine: Vientiane – Ban Tanmixay – Phou Khou Khouay National Protected Area
Tour Type: Adventure and Experience
Tour Categories: Vientiane Tours
Tour Customize: Absolutely! (Tell us your requirement in the inquiry form)
Guide: Local guide
Transportation: Bicycle and truck/ tuk-tuk
Accommodation: Upon your request

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Vientiane – Ban Tanmixay Village – Phou Khao Khouay National Protected Area

Pick you up at 8.am from your hotel in Vientiane, take a truck or tuk-tuk bring us together with the bikes to Ban Tanmixay village, a small village behind the Dong Dok University campus. Just only 25 minutes to reach the starting point of our cycling tour on a paved new road, the picturesque rice fields to the left and the mountains of the Phou Khao Khouay National Area on our right.

cycling in Laos

Nam Ngum River – Ban Thadingdeng – Ban Thakai- Ban Totam (L)

The next destination, we transfer to the Nam Ngum river, take a rest and drink some soft drinks. On the river bank, we have lunch and then take a ferry down the river for about 30 minutes to Ban Thadindeng, an H’mong village. Enjoy your time to explore the village, the daily life of local residents before we start the trip.

lao village vientiane tours

Cycle on a road in the midst of the rice fields , after passing Ban Thakai, we move to Ban Tontam, and have a picnic lunch at the nice “sala” ( meeting hall) of the village, hiding in a pond with full of countless purple lotus flowers, and combine with Phou Khao Khoauy mountain chain. You will be amazed by the landscape appear as a picture.

Ban Thakokhai – Ban Pako – Ban Somesamai – Vientiane

After lunch, we take a cycle to Ban Thakokhai to take a ferry for crossing the Nam Ngum river. The final destination of our cycling tour is Ban Pako to take another boat for going up – steam to Ban Somesamai. Here, our truck or tuk-tuk is waiting to turn back your hotel in Vientiane. If your tour ends sooner than scheduled, we will stop at Wat Veunphan temple and have a short visit to Ban Soesamai.

Laos cycling private tour

What’s Included

  • Picnic lunch
  • Drink water
  • English speaking guide
  • Mountain bikes
  • Transport as mentioned

What’s Excluded

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expense